The Adrian Dominican Sisters have long been engaged, individually and communally, in efforts to protect the integrity of creation and bring about a more just, peaceful and compassionate world. The Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation coordinates these efforts by bringing to light injustices and recommending ways to take action.
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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. This landmark global agreement was adopted in New York on July 7, 2017.
ICAN was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for our “work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons” and our “ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.”
The Dreamers are still without a path to citizenship and time is running out. With the passing of each day DACA youth fall out of status and lose their ability to go to school, serve in the military, and work legally.
Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 – The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed and the senate will soon consider the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, a proposal that would make it legal for people to carry loaded, hidden guns in more public places and would force states with strong concealed carry laws to honor permits from states with weak or non-existent concealed carry laws.
Reverend William Barber, the former head of the NAACP in North Carolina and the founder of the Moral Mondays movement also in North Carolina, is organizing a nation wide movement in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and using the same name, the Poor People’s Campaign.
To learn more about this and join the campaign, go to: https://poorpeoplescampaign.org/
Read this article: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/dec/16/poverty-america-moral-outrage-nation
[Video] Amy Goodman interviews Rev. Dr. William Barber and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove who are the leaders of the Poor People's Campaign: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/9/rev_barber_ex_page_to_segregationist